Day01 Arrive Delhi
Arrive Delhi - The Capital of India. You are greeted with a traditional Indian Welcome and escorted transfer to hotel Delhi stands as the capital of Modern India. Here you can see the mingling of the Old and New India, the ancient and the modern. Delhi is made up of seven ancient cities, spanning the period from the 11th to 20th centuries. Delhi has seen the rise and fall of many emperors, which have left behind a plethora of monuments that commemorate the grandeur and glory of bygone ages. Very few cities in the world can express such a profusion of architectural styles. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 02 In Delhi
Start the day with Old Delhi was an ancient walled city. Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan in 1650 switched the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi. Here you will view Red Fort, the most Opulent Fort and Palace of the Mughal Empire. Also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial site of the Mahatma Gandhi; Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India; and Chandni Chowk, the bustling and colorful market of the old city.
Also take a Cycle Rickshaw Puller Ride through the bustling and colorful market of the old city is filled with twisting lanes, small streets and crowded bazaars. If you peer through a portico you may see a man getting shaved, silver being weighed, or any other conceivable form of intense commerce
New Delhi Lutyens designed an "Imperial City" having Palatial-sized buildings set amid broad tree-lined avenues punctuated by Mughal style gardens, complete with fountains and shallow pools. Visit to Qutub Minar. Drive pass through the Raisina Hill, past the imposing India Gate and Parliament House. Overnight stay
Day 03 Delhi - Jaipur 260 kms / 5.30 hrs
After breakfast drive to Jaipur through the Rajasthani countryside we see villages, woman dressed in the brilliantly colored saris of the region, Camels, Elephants & scenes of rural lives. Upon arrival check in hotel, later visit to Sanganer village situated of outskirt of Jaipur Look at the teeming Jain temple from the 17th century and visit the traditional wood block painting, tie and dye fabric, paper factory and blue pottery that make the reputation of the craftsmanship of the city rose. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 04 In Jaipur
Morning visit the 17th century fortress of Amber Fort - marvelous example of Rajput architecture with its terraces and ramparts reflected in the Maota Lake below. Go up the fort ascended on Caparisoned Elephant true to the style of the Maharajas of the past. The interiors of the fort have various royal halls decorated with intricate ivory, mirror and glasswork complemented by exquisite wall paintings. Later drive to Ranthambhore National park
Afternoon visit to Maharaja’s City Palace - where you can see an imposing blend of traditional Rajasthani and Mughal Art, The museum is resplendent with its collection of robes of royal princes, carpets, an armory of old weapons, miniature paintings portraying court scenes, battle scenes and processions, Jantar Mantar (an accurate observatory built in 1726 A.D.), Birla White Marble temple and Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) - a five storied wonder with a spectacular pyramidal facade and overhanging windows with latticed screens, domes and spires Overnight stayat hotel
Day 05 Jaipur – Abhaneri Village - Agra 230 kms / 6 hrs
On today’s drive to Jaipur through the countryside we see villages woman dressed in the brilliantly colored Saris of the region, Camels & Scenes of rural lives En route visit the small ancient village of Abhaneri in northern Rajasthan. Begin at Chand Baori, one of the largest step wells in India, fortified on all sides. This unique idea, conceived by the early natives to function as a water reservoir, is located adjacent to the temple dedicated to Harshat Mata, goddess of joy and happiness. Then, stop for an unforgettable experience, an authentic camel cart ride. Afterward, continue to Agra
Day 06 Agra – Delhi 200 kms/3.30 hrs
Morning take Horse cart (Tonga Ride) to the Magnificent Taj Mahal – The New 7 wonder of the world and Monument of Love in the warm glow of Sunrise which was built in 1630 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a tomb for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1631, and is believed to have taken 18 years to complete, with over 20,000 craftsmen working around the clock. The design and construction is said to be that of the legendary architect, Ustad Ahamad Lahori. Legend has it that once construction was completed, what makes the Taj Mahal unique is its perfect proportions, distinct femininity, medium of construction and ornamentation. Its marble exterior reflects rose and golden tints at sunrise and sunset, while it is dazzling white during the day. It is impossible to visualize the Taj Mahal in any surrounding others than its paradoxical garden. Paradise, in Islam, is visualized as a lush garden where running streams flow. When the Mughal brought this concept to India they elevated it to heights of Incomparable artistry.
After breakfast visit to Agra Fort built by Akbar the Great and the city. Also visit the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah built by Empress Noor Jehan in the memory of Her Father As you drive through the city witness the local life, Shopping and bazaars (markets) and the hustle bustle of everyday India. Later drive back to Delhi Overnight stay at hotel in Aerocity near airport
Day 07 Arrive KOLKATA
Arrive at Netaji Subash Chander International airport by flight G8 36 at 0640 hrs. Met and greet on arrival by our representative and transfer to hotel.
Afternoon city tour visiting Mahabodhi Society, Ashutosh Museum of Indian Art, College Street Book Market and Indian Coffee House.
Day 08 In Kolkata After breakfast visit to Dalhousie Square, St. John’s Church, Flower Market, River Side, a drive on the Howrah Bridge, Botanical Garden, drive on the Vidyasagar Setu and Kalighat Temple. After Lunch visit to Victoria Memorial, St. Paul’s Cathedral and Academy of Fine Arts. Overnight stay in Kolkata
Day 09 In Kolkata
After breakfast visit to Mother Teresa’s House, Jain Temple, Kumartuli (Potter’s Colony), Tagore House and Marble Palace. Aftr lunch visit the Indian Museum, New Market and later enjoy a one hour cruise on the Hooghly River (1500 – 1600 hrs). Timing of cruise can be change subject to availability
Day 10 Kolkata – Bishnujpur – The Terracotta Paradise 160 kms/4 hrs
After early breakfast around 0700 hrs day return excursion to Terracotta literally means baked earth in Italian but West Bengal has the distinction of housing some of the finest terracotta art in the world. Although known for its terracotta temples Bishnupur contains an interesting mix of terracotta and stone temples. There are 30 temples (17th-18th centuries) in Bishnupur that are a treasure-trove of terracotta sculptures. Krishna, an incarnation of Vishnu and his love Radha, are deified in most of these temples. Apart from temples it also contains several other interesting religious and social structures. The temples of Bishnupur are located in a small compact area and it is best to explore them by a combination of walking and cycle rickshaw rides.
Start the tour of Bishnupur with a visit of Radhamadhab Temple, Kalachand Temple, Radha Gobinda Temple and Nandalal Temple, Rash Mancha, Dalmadal Cannon, Jor Bangla Temple, Madan Mohan Temple, Malla King's Fort and Jogesh Chandra Pura Kirti Bhawan Museum (closed on Mondays).
Lunch can be taken during the tour either at Tourist Lodge or Hotel Annapurna Residency on
Later afternoon drive back to Kolkata. Dinner at hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 11 City Tour – Drop at Airport
Breakfast at hotel AM free at leisure. After lunch visit Belur Math and Dakshineswar Kali Temple. Later in time transfer to the airport for flight G8 35 at 2045 hrs to onward destination.
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